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Suicide Bombers

Returning to Jaffa Road

Rabbi Edward Bernstein | Posted 10.17.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Edward Bernstein

I lived through and observed this saga up close and have always been inspired by the strength and courage of Len and Vicki Eisenfeld and Arline Duker.

Some Atheists and Transhumanists are Asking: Should it be Illegal to Indoctrinate Kids With Religion?

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 09.15.2014 | Politics
Zoltan Istvan

A reasonable society should not have to indoctrinate its children; its children should discover and choose religious paths for themselves when they become adults, if they are to choose one at all.

Officials: Deadly Suicide Blast Hits Outdoor Market South Of Baghdad

AP | Posted 08.25.2014 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say suicide bomber has targeted an outdoor market south of Baghdad, killing 13....

Pakistan Suicide Bombing Kills At Least 23

AP | Posted 06.08.2014 | World

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — An official in Pakistan says suicide bombers entered a hotel in southwestern Pakistan and killed 23 Shiite pilgrims returnin...

Tensions Rise Between the United States and Sri Lanka Over Human Rights

Ronak D. Desai | Posted 04.28.2014 | Politics
Ronak D. Desai

Allowing these war crimes allegations to go unaddressed would undermine important international legal norms while rendering true reconciliation in the country an even more remote prospect.

The Policeman and the Journalist: A Mid-East Policy Dilemma

Joseph Braude | Posted 04.24.2014 | Media
Joseph Braude

The January 2010 assassination in Dubai of Mahmoud al-Mabhouh, a cofounder of the military wing of Hamas, briefly drew international attention to the man who went on to investigate it: Lt. Gen. Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Dubai's long-serving chief of police.

The Brides of Allah: The Terror Threat of Black-Widow Suicide Bombers to the Winter Olympics

Brian Glyn Williams | Posted 04.14.2014 | Politics
Brian Glyn Williams

Russian security forces fear that as many as three female suicide bombers may have infiltrated their security parameters and may be hiding in the Olympic zone at Sochi. These bombers could wreak havoc by setting off their bombs amongst the crowds of athletes and spectators.

Alissa Scheller

This Map Shows Why Olympians Should Stay In The Village

HuffingtonPost.com | Alissa Scheller | Posted 02.05.2014 | World

The U.S. moved two warships to the Black Sea. A C-17 transport aircraft will be on standby in Germany. FBI agents are in Sochi. All for what Russia ha...

Why I'd Never Give My Son a Toy Gun

Juliet Linley | Posted 03.11.2014 | Parents
Juliet Linley

Giving a child a gun as a toy doesn't demystify the object, as some claim. It actually normalizes it, to the extent that they possibly will not recognize the immensity of the difference between a play-gun and a real-gun.

Female Suicide Bomber Strikes Russian Bus

AP | LYNN BERRY | Posted 10.21.2013 | World

MOSCOW -- MOSCOW (AP) — A female suicide bomber blew herself up on a city bus in southern Russia on Monday, killing six people and injuring about 30...

Death Toll From Pakistan Church Bombing Climbs

AP | By RIAZ KHAN | Posted 11.22.2013 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani Christians rallied Monday to denounce the deadliest attack ever in this country against the religious minority a...

Pakistan Church Bombing Kills 75 People

AP | RIAZ KHAN and SEBASTIAN ABBOT | Posted 11.22.2013 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A pair of suicide bombers blew themselves up amid hundreds of worshippers at a historic church in northwestern Pakistan on ...

Afghan Suicide Bomber Kills 8 Leaving Mosque

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 10.30.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide bomber attacked people leaving a memorial service at a mosque in northern Afghanistan on Friday, killing a distri...

The Other Two-State Solution: After 56 Years, Sri Lanka

Connor Ryan | Posted 10.08.2013 | World
Connor Ryan

Sri Lanka serves as a powerful example of what can come when two peoples share the same territory and yet possess different religions, cultures, and languages.

Suicide Bomber In Pakistan Kills 30 At Policeman's Funeral

AP | ABDUL SATTAR | Posted 10.08.2013 | World

QUETTA, Pakistan — A Taliban suicide bomber attacked a police officer's funeral in southwestern Pakistan on Thursday, killing 30 people gathered...

Mice and Men: The Failure of Closing Our Middle East Embassies

Peter Van Buren | Posted 10.07.2013 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

What do you call it when you follow the same strategy for twelve years not only without success, but with negative results? What if time shows that that strategy actually helps the enemy you seek to defeat?

From Sanford to Jerusalem: Reverse the Hatred and Heal the World

Karen Berg | Posted 09.25.2013 | Impact
Karen Berg

With all negativity in this world, if we can take different point of view, we will realize that there is actually a lot that we can and need to do if we want to make this world a better place to live in.

Dancing to the beat of a new drum twelve years after 9/11

Common Ground News Service | Posted 07.08.2013 | World
Common Ground News Service

Endy Bayuni Jakarta - The Western and Muslim worlds drifted apart in the wake of 9/11. The 11 September 2001 suicide hijackings in the United States ...

Suicide Bombing Kills 22 In Iraq

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 06.18.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — A suicide bomber detonated explosives at a Baghdad cafe crowded with young people late Thursday, killing at least 26 and wounding doze...

Obama: Hope Amid the Hopeless

Steve Posner | Posted 05.22.2013 | World
Steve Posner

Obama's visit to the West Bank took him into the center of the Palestinian tragedy where outrage over Israel's military occupation and civilian settlements has been punctuated by bursts of terrorist violence, quiet oppression, and demoralizing acquiescence.

3 Killed, Dozens Wounded In Pakistan Court Attack

AP | RASOOL DAWAR and RIAZ KHAN | Posted 05.18.2013 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — The Pakistani Taliban on Monday withdrew their offer of holding peace talks with the government, saying that the authoritie...

Bombers Attack Pakistan Police Station, Killing 8

Reuters | Posted 02.08.2013 | World

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan, Dec 10 (Reuters) - Four Taliban suicide bombers attacked a police station in northwest Pakistan on Monday, killing at le...

Militant Commander Wounded By Suicide Bomber

AP | ISHTIAQ MAHSUD | Posted 11.29.2012 | World

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan -- A suicide bomber on Thursday attacked a prominent Pakistani militant commander in the country's northwest who is believe...

Fatal Honors

Lord Weidenfeld of Chelsea | Posted 11.07.2012 | World
Lord Weidenfeld of Chelsea

The massacres in Syria are joined by a new and dangerous battlefield in the Lebanon. The reluctance of the West to act against the Assad regime and at the very least to close the airspace for Syrian fighter jets, makes the situation difficult for decent opposition powers.

Suicide Bomber Kills 2 In Iran Attack

AP | Posted 10.19.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- A suicide attacker running from the police detonated his explosives near a mosque in southeastern Iran on Friday, killing two people, ...